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Blogs

Queen Christina:Gender Variant in the 1600s - Mar. 7

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Mention Out Boulder when buying your tickets at the door on March 7 and you will receive a 10% discount! Queen Christina of Sweden: Follow this ambiguous icon's controversial trail of love, power, and music. While delivering beautiful, rarely-heard music of the baroque period, the concert uses a modern lens to examine a historical figure and raises awareness of the nature of a gender-variant life then and now.

Project Visibility Training - March 26

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Leslie McCormick presents her second general training of 2015, with two, newly developed levels for this material. Level One is from 10am-noon; Level Two is 1pm-3pm. In the Prairie Rooms at Boulder County Parks and Open Space, 5201 St. Vrain Rd., Longmont. While there is no charge, RSVP two days prior to Leslie McCormick at lmccormick@bouldercounty.org or 303.441.4518. More info

 

Prop Gay, Mardi Gras - Feb. 27

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Fat Tuesday may have come and gone, but we still have a Fabulous Friday to Celebrate! Join Prop Gay for Mardi Gras Redux at License No. 1 - bring out your masks, beads, and anything left over from your debaucherous celebration earlier this month. Come out and get your dance on with some tasty drinks!

PROPGAY MARDI GRAS // LICENSE NO. 1
Friday, February 27 // 10pm – 2am
License No 1. // 2115 13th St
DJ & Music // You Dancing!
No Cover other than a smile

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Out Boulder presents: The Out Youth 2015 Film Premiere

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Featuring: 
4 films from local youth artists
Monologues by Ash Beckham's Tuesday Out Youth class
Photography from Thursday's Out Youth class

Our youth have been working hard since September to write, film, edit, and produce their own artistic pieces.  Each film deals with a different aspect of the LGBTQ teen experience.  The night will also feature performances from the monologue Out Youth group who have been working with Ash Beckham and the journalism group who have been producing journalism content.

When: Saturday March 7th from 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Alexander Foundation Scholarship - Deadline April 15

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The Alexander Foundation provides a scholarship every year for the educational needs of gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender students who are residents of Colorado. Eligible students who are attending or are planning to attend accredited Colorado educations institutions, including private and public universities, colleges, graduate programs, community or junior colleges and vocational/technical programs are encouraged to apply. 

Date to End Hate - Feb 13

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Proceeds will benefit LGBTQ efforts in East County!

An exciting evening of Broadway show tunes to benefit Out Boulder.  After the show there will be wine and refreshments  and a fantastic "Romantic Raffle" with prizes for you and that special someone!  Go to  DateToEndHate.brownpapertickets.com to buy tickets. $20 (or more if you can!) and $25 at the door.


Longmont Update

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The Longmont LGBTQ Town Hall was a big success as measured by attendance, ideas and energy.  Thank you to everyone who shared their vision and suggestions.  

Ray Rodriguez and Ann Noonan of the Out Boulder Board of Directors led the brainstorming part of the evening and were prepared to ask leading questions to draw out ideas but that wasn’t needed as thoughts flooded out. The list of needs is long. We can’t do everything all at once so we took a vote selecting the top three needs and will direct our staff time and energy that direction.

Those identified needs are:

GLS Snowshoe at Bierstadt Lake - Feb. 7

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Bierstadt Lake Snowshoe
Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO
Saturday, February 7, 2015

GLS (Gay & Lesbian Sierrans) are working on changing their name to have a more inclusive name. The purpose of the Gay & Lesbian Sierrans is to involve the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community in conservation and environmental efforts by creating outdoor, social, and activist opportunities for GLBT members of the Sierra Club and the greater Colorado community. 

Queer Quest: A Wilderness Identity Journey for LGBTQ Folks

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Wilderness Therapy has slowly been growing in the US over the last 20 years, and the beautiful mountains and plains of Colorado have been a backdrop for countless wilderness programs.  Many of these programs offer the same general service: investigating your own mental health, body wellness, and emotional strength in the natural world, unplugged from the devices we love (or begrudgingly use).

Trans Youth Film Project

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Out Boulder is proud to announce our Transgender and Gender-Creative Youth Project!  Participants must be trans*-identified or exploring gender in a non-normative way.  This group is in general younger than our current film project, and is aimed at youth ages 13-15.